After several reported business burglaries in District 3 area, in the early morning hours Tuesday, patrol deputies spotted a suspicious vehicle coming from behind El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant, 4646 Forsyth Roadat 3:45am. When the deputy attempted to make a traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle refused to stop and led the deputy on a chase. Deputies chased the vehicle to a church in the 3100 block of Westover Drive where the vehicle stopped and three black male occupants ran from the vehicle into a wooded area. Deputies chased the suspects on foot, catching one suspect in the woods. He was identified as 17 year old Eimyre Poole. After being questioned by investigators, Poole was charged with two counts of burglary, theft by receiving stolen property and obstruction. He was transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center.

While deputies were out on Westover Drive with the Toyota and the suspect that was captured, they noticed a gold Infinity that circled the block several times. Deputies stopped this vehicle to question the driver but as soon as deputies made contact with the driver, he drove off almost striking deputies who were near the vehicle. Deputies chased the vehicle and caught the driver of the vehicle near Lamont Street. The suspect, identified as 30 year old Bernard Miller was charged with aggravated assault, attempting to elude, driving on a suspended license and possession of marijuana. He was also transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center.

The incidents are still under investigation and anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 877-68-CRIME.